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The Mill

Episode 2 - Sunday 27 July

The second series focuses a period of turbulent social, political and industrial change, explore what's changed with this infographic

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Video duration:  1.35  minutes

S2-Ep2: Damaged Goods

Esther's first shoe fitting leaves Will tongue tied but his uncle John Howlett doesn't care for her low position..

The Mill Speaks

Discover The Mill Series One by getting to know Quarry Bank Mill, the building who was brought to life to provide a first-hand account of life inside his walls

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Series 2: Clips & Extras

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S2-Ep2: Overseer Overseer

Now in his new position, John Howlett immediately begins to assert authority against the apprentices, and Daniel.

Series 2: Profiles

  1. Esther Price (Kerrie Hayes)

    Esther is discovering all the joys of being an independent woman, but her revolutionary spirit is never far from the surface.

  2. Daniel Bate (Matthew McNulty)

    Married to Susannah, Daniel is Chief Engineer and Head of the Union but still finds time to support Chartism

  3. Miriam Catterall (Sacha Parkinson)

    Miriam Catterall (17) is younger and less savvy than her sister Susannah.

  4. Susannah Bate (Holly Lucas)

    Now married to Daniel Bate, Susannah is finding life as a mother of three frustrating

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Apprentice Work

The young actors tell us why acting as apprentices was genuinely hard work

The Mill synopsis

Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time

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